How do economic crises affect migrants’ risk of infectious disease? A systematic-narrative review
Background: It is not well understood how economic crises affect infectious disease incidence and prevalence, particularly among vulnerable groups. Using a susceptible-infected-recovered framework, we systematically reviewed literature on the impact of the economic crises on infectious disease risks in migrants in Europe, focusing principally on HIV, TB, hepatitis and other STIs.
Methods: We conducted two searches in PubMed/Medline, Web of Science...Expand abstract
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